Van Johnson and Eve Lynn Abbott

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Van Johnson and Eve Lynn Abbott
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(25 January 1947 - 3 May 1968) (divorced) 1 child
son: Schuyler V. Johnson 01/06/1948
Johnson married former stage actress Eve Abbott (1914–2004) on January 25, 1947, the day after her divorce from actor Keenan Wynn was finalized. In 1948, the newlyweds had a daughter, Schuyler. By this marriage, Johnson had two stepsons, Edmond Keenan (Ned) and Tracy Keenan Wynn. The Johnsons separated in 1961 and their divorce was finalized in 1968. According to a statement by his ex-wife that was first published after his death at age 92, their marriage had been engineered by MGM: "They needed their 'big star' to be married to quell rumors about his sexual preferences and unfortunately, I was 'It'—the only woman he would marry." Johnson's biographer, Ronald L. Davis, has written that the actor's homosexual proclivities were well known within the film industry, but that these were covered up due to a general regard for the privacy of a fellow performer and studio executive Louis B. Mayer's efforts to quash any scandal.
Commenced Dating
1946
Married
25 January 1947
Separated
1961
Divorced
3 May 1968
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Schuyler  Female

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Divorced|1946 - 1968|Van Johnson was married to Evie Wynn Johnson from 25th January, 1947 to May, 1968.|1946-00-00|1968-05-00|Van Johnson and Evie Wynn Johnson were married for 21 years. They dated for 1 year after getting together in 1946 and married on 25th Jan 1947. 21 years later they divorced on 3rd May 1968. They had 1 child.

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